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The Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation (WACF) was formed in 1991 to anticipate, seek out and resolve threats to the water quality in the Wawasee area watershed. The Foundation is dedicated to promoting education, encouraging best management practices to reduce erosion and acquiring wetlands and endangered shoreline areas. Now in our 25th year, our efforts have resulted in the acquisition and protection of over 10 miles of shoreline and 47 wetland areas totaling over 829 acres.






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Wawasee Area Watershed
WACF Protected Properties are outlined in green


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Take an Aerial Tour with the WACF and follow the flow of water through our many lakes and wetlands. This new 9 minute video promotes understanding of the important work WACF does to protect the wetlands that filter our lake water.


laketalkOn Saturday, July 2 from 9 AM to 11 AM join us at the WACF Education Center (one mile south of Syracuse on SR 13) for the annual Bug Catch with bug expert Nancy Brown. This is for kids of all ages accompanied by an adult and no registration is required for this free event. A light breakfast will be served. Prepare to get wet and learn the importance of water bugs to lake health.


wetland_logoEvery Thursday morning in July (starting July 7th) special programs are offered for kids accompanied by a parent or adult.
Each week’s activities are different…… come once or for all four weeks. Find out the details…


Molly Paddling
Enjoy a canoe paddle on the ten lakes with the WACF!
First trip of the year is on June 24th.

Sign-up information…